Always Call 811 Before You Dig!

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Always Call 811 Before You Dig!

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Monday, April 23, 2012 - 7:25pm

Contact with underground power lines can cause injury and even death. Don’t put yourself or you loved ones in a dangerous situation. Always call 811 before you dig to have underground power lines marked.

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AEP - American Electric Power

AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.

AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).